Solar Design Standards for State Buildings (Arizona)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Solar Design Standards for State Buildings|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Schools, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Daylighting, Passive Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Water Heat, Technologies not specified|
|Energy Category|| Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
|Requirement|| New state building projects over six thousand square feet must meet solar design standards; solar technologies must be evaluated on the basis of life cycle costs.
|Date added to DSIRE||2000-01-01|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-04-23|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Arizona law requires that new state building projects over six thousand square feet follow prescribed solar design standards. Solar improvements should be evaluated on the basis of life cycle costs. Affected buildings include buildings designed and constructed by the department of administration, school districts and universities. These projects must include an evaluation of: (a) proper site orientation; (b) active and passive solar energy systems for space heating; (c) solar water heating; and (d) use of solar daylighting devices.
|Contact Name||Jim Westberg|
|Department||Arizona Department of Commerce|
|Address||1700 West Washington Ave, Suite 220|
|Phone 2||(602) 771-1100|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||ARS 34-452|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.